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We welcome your call for proposals or papers for upcoming meetings, conferences, or writing projects within the field of US history. Please submit your announcement using this form.

2014 Conference on Illinois History

Proposals for individual papers or panels on any aspect of Illinois' history, culture, politics, geography, literature, and archaeology are requested for the Conference on Illinois History to be held on September 25-26, 2014. Proposals for teacher workshops are also requested. The deadline is March 11, 2014. See website for details: http://www.illinois.gov/ihpa/Involved/Pages/Conference.aspx

Posted: January 13, 2014
Tagged: Calls for Papers


The Gettysburg Magazine

Under its new editor, Professor James S. Pula of Purdue University North Central, The Gettysburg Magazine will be a peer-reviewed publication featuring articles and book reviews of interest to scholars, history buffs, and members of the general public interested in the Gettysburg Campaign, the Gettysburg Address, and the various personalities and controversies associated with these formative events. Scholarship from any discipline in the humanities and social sciences touching on its focus is welcome. Manuscripts may be submitted for review by the editorial board via e-mail attachments to the editor (jpula@pnc.edu). For more information, visit: http://www.nebraskapress.unl.edu/product/The-Gettysburg-Magazine,675907.aspx

Posted: January 13, 2014
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Seventh Biennial Conference of the Urban History Association

The Program Committee is pleased to announce that the University of Pennsylvania will serve as the host for the 2014 conference, which will be held on October 9-12. The Urban History Association Program Committee seeks submissions for sessions on all aspects of urban, suburban, and metropolitan history. We welcome proposals for panels, roundtable discussions, and individual papers, and are receptive to alternative session formats that foster audience participation in the proceedings. E-mail submissions by March 1, 2014 to Andrew K. Sandoval Strausz at aksandov@unm.edu and Victoria Wolcott at vwwolcot@buffalo.edu.  Read more > 

More information is available at: http://uha.udayton.edu/conf.html

Posted: November 25, 2013
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Call for Papers: Vernacular Architecture Forum 2014 Annual Meeting

The Vernacular Architecture Forum (www.vafweb.org) invites paper proposals for its annual meeting in Galloway Township, New Jersey, May 7-10, 2014. The 2014 conference theme is "Down Jersey: From Bayshore to Seashore." Conference information is available at www.vafweb.org/conferences/current.html.  The deadline for proposals is December 1, 2013.

More information is available at: http://www.vafweb.org/conferences/current.html

Posted: October 21, 2013
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Journal of American History: Textbooks and Teaching

Posted: December 31, 1969
Tagged: Calls for Papers, News of the Organization